BOONE COUNTY, Mo. - Some Boone County residents are under a precautionary boil-water advisory until Tuesday afternoon because of a water main leak and low water pressure, according to a notice from Consolidated Water Supply District No.1.
The notice said customers affected are in the general area between west of Highway 124, Benedict Road east of Perche Creek, Dripping Springs Road to south of Old Number 7, and east of Old Number 7.
The notice also said the advisory includes, but is not limited to, Consolidated Water Supply customers along Highway 124 between Highway NN and Proctor Road, Highway YY, Caroline Lane, Willis Road, south end of Proctor Road, North Shore Lane, Oak Ridge Drive, North Point Court, Dodd Road, Wilbert Lane, Old Number 7, Dripping Springs Road, Squire Court Road, Benedict Road, Lewis Lane, Red Rock Road, Silver Fork Hill Road and Stone Drive.
Customers in the affected area may need to boil water vigorously for three minutes before using, according to the notice. It said customers should not use ice from an automated ice maker or ice that was not boiled before freezing.
To clean dishes, customers should soak them for at least one minute in clean tap water that has a teaspoon of bleach per gallon of water, according to the notice.
The precautionary advisory is from noon Sunday to noon Tuesday.
If customers have any questions, they can call the Water District at 573-449-0324.